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Delaware Public Media's coverage of stories involving the arts in Delaware.

Delaware Public Media' s arts coverage is made possible, in part, by support from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Dover Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for its spring concert with a distinct Slavic theme. The concert is titled “Dvorak and More," the more being fellow classical heavyweights Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky.

Groups of young artists are trading in canvases for large plastic drums as part of the Delaware Division of Natural Resources rain barrel-painting contest.

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State employees make Delaware run, doing jobs that run the gamut. But now we can add artist to that list.

In our latest Arts Playlist, Delaware Division of the Arts Deputy Director Kristin Pleasanton  takes our own Mark Arehart on a tour of the State Employee Art Exhibition.

Delaware Division of the Arts

Every year visual artists from across the state go through a lengthy application process to exhibit in the Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery.

Many Delawareans make short trek across the border to Chadds Ford, PA to visit the Brandywine Museum of Art. And now the museum is partnering with ARTZ Philadelphia to help people with dementia make that same trek and discuss the museum’s artwork.


In our latest Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart talked with ARTZ Philadelphia Susan Shifrin says these groups use the artwork as a springboard to talk about their own lives and build up self-esteem. about "Meet Me at the Museum and Make Memories" at the Brandywine River Museum.

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra welcomes an internationally known musician in its latest Classics Series Concert.

The Modern Maturity Center in Dover is bringing the music of The Beatles back for its annual Winter Dinner Concert.

Courtesy Rehoboth Art League

March is Women’s History Month, but the Rehoboth Art League is getting a jump on marking the occasion with a new exhibition celebrating it’s female members.

Delaware Arts Alliance

The Trump administration has threatened to shake things up in Washington. Speculation abounds that entire government agencies could be on the chopping block, including the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart talked with Delaware Arts Alliance Executive Director Guillermina Gonzalez about what that could mean for the arts in the First State.

The Delaware Shakespeare Festival is drumming up romance with a pair of performances in Kent and Sussex Counties.